Old Masters and Black Bodies

Using the tools of the old masters – grand canvases and oil paint, and fluently speaking their iconographic language – Ballon has moved Black bodies from the margins of the canvas to the forefront, portraying them as Biblical characters.

Love Is Stronger than Death

What “I Can Breathe Now” provides is a crucial reminder that racial strife does not have the final word and that even death is not the end of the story.